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Welcome to Asbestos ...
So far, we have found very little information about Asbestos. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Asbestos to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Asbestos, please Contact Us.
Asbestos would have been located within present day Jackson County.
The location of Asbestos has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Asbestos is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Asbestos is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Asbestos was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Asbestos still existed, it would have been in the (541) & (458)<4> area codes.
Communities near Asbestos ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Asbestos.
Communities Also Named Asbestos ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Asbestos - they are located in Georgia and Quebec (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Asbestos.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Asbestos:
Websites for Asbestos ...
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019